Apple has begun selling its first transportable MagSafe battery chargers over the corporate’s web site.
The product, merely dubbed the “MagSafe Battery Pack,” retails for $99. And it might probably wirelessly recharge your iPhone 12 or 12 Pro on the undergo the magnetically-attachable MagSafe connector.
The accent seems to be comparable in dimension to an AirPods case, making it compact sufficient to slot in a pocket, even whereas hooked up to an iPhone.
Because of the built-in magnets, the machine will even stay hooked up to the iPhone whereas the charging happens. “And it mechanically costs, so there’s no want to show it on or off,” Apple says.
The recharging additionally gained’t intrude along with your bank cards or key fobs, though Apple notes: “In case you use some other (iPhone) case that holds objects like bank cards, take away them earlier than charging along with your MagSafe Battery Pack.”
The machine also can double as a typical cable-based MagSafe charger. This may be achieved when the battery pack is linked to an influence supply through a Lightning cable.
“When charging on the go, your MagSafe Battery Pack can cost your iPhone with as much as 5W of energy. If linked to a 20W or greater energy supply, it might probably cost with as much as 15W of energy,” the Apple assist document for the product says.
As well as, attaching the MagSafe Battery Pack to an iPhone after which plugging within the MagSafe Battery Pack into an influence adapter will recharge each gadgets concurrently. “You can even cost each in case you connect your MagSafe Battery Pack to your iPhone, then plug your iPhone into an influence supply,” Apple provides.
To make use of the battery charger, the corporate says an iPhone ought to be operating iOS 14.7 or greater. The charging standing will seem on the Lock display screen as soon as the battery pack is hooked up. Apple additionally notes the software program might decelerate the recharging course of to forestall overheating.
“To increase the lifespan of your battery, if the battery will get too heat, software program may restrict charging above 80%. Your iPhone will cost once more when the temperature drops,” the corporate stated.
In accordance with Apple’s web site, the corporate will ship out the battery packs inside three to 5 enterprise days after an order is made.